With an imaginative use of color, artful rotoscoping and beautiful production design, The Gold Sparrow (Vimeo link) is a visually appealing animated short that has garnered numerous awards.
The 12 minute film was directed by Daniel Stessen, with director of animation Michael Garza and music by The Brothers Lit.
There is a website for the film, with a trailer, images and credits, which provides this description:
“In a black-and-white futuristic metropolis the Gold Sparrow and her nefarious side kick steal the color from anyone daring enough to create art. Our three heroes perform in the streets as they are hunted, battling for their souls.”